[mythtv-users] Matrox Millennium G400 MAX

Robert McNamara robert.mcnamara at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 18:20:47 UTC 2010

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 11:18 AM, mike at grounded.net <mike at grounded.net> wrote:
>> Is it wiz bang? Nope. But it does sd fine. Try using the 5200 with
>> mythbuntu should work fine with a bit me tweaking. Yo'll need the
>> proprietry drivers loaded...
> Been there, done that, never got it working, even with a ton of help from this great list.
> I tried on two different mainboards to install mythbuntu and it would not install. The only distro that would install was/is mythdora, which I'm happy with since I'm more familiar with rhel/centos.
> Looks like TV isn't what I'm after anyhow if it's just the desktop on TV. What I'm looking for is the UI, for live TV, playback, etc.
> That's the part of the puzzle I've not seen yet. I see it in pictures and tons of docs but still isn't clear how you get it onto TV.

The UI and the video playback out are the same thing.  You just use
whatever output of your system you want into the TV... DVI, HDMI, VGA,
S-video, whatever.  Myth is an X application.  You run myth and use
the Television as if it were a monitor.  There's no mystery or magic
to it.


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